In her room, Sarai pulled a book of her bookshelf, hoping to drown out the thoughts of what was to come. As much as she wanted to, she knew there was no way she was going to be able to escape the arrangement that her parents had made for her. The book she had pulled was a party planning one. She had hoped to have more say in what went on and all, but it didn’t look like Mrs. Watson and Danielle were going to let her. Michelle tried to get them to give her more say, but to no development. Sarai sighed to herself. “Oh well,” she thought. She knew this whole arranged marriage idea was an old fashioned one. Her parents knew it was too, but they thought it was one worth reinstating in the modern world. They frequently reminded her that in some cultures it was still common practice. No amount of arguing had been able to convince them that some practices should not be resurrected in the society they live in now.
Amazing how quickly things can change
“Oh my god, this class is going to be the death of me,” Kendra whispered as she and Gwydion ran into class. Late, yet again. “We’re never gonna get everything we need to ace this test.” They quickly and quietly found their seats.